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Sunday, April 11, 2021



All celestial events in April: Watch Super Pink Moon, Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and more

April 06, 2020 2:25 pm

While you are at home during the lockdown, the clearer skies could provide you with a good opportunity to witness these celestial events.

Mercury has icy glaciers and the intense heat from Sun is responsible for it

March 18, 2020 12:28 pm

We knew that there was ice on Mercury but a new study says that the intense heat from the Sun helps make the ice on the planet closes to Sun.

Pune: Mercury is soaring and so are prices of vegetables and meat

March 22, 2019 9:19 am

Along with vegetable, prices of chicken have also seen a steady rise. In the last few days, farm gate prices — the price at which farmers sell the 2-2.5 kg market ready birds — have gone up from Rs 60-65 per kg to the current Rs 90-93 per kg rate.

Scientists map Mercury's glacier formation

December 31, 2018 2:13 pm

The researchers at the University of Maine in the US studied the accumulation and flow of ice on Mercury, and how the glacial deposits on the smallest planet in our solar system compare to those on Earth and Mars.

Europe-Japan joint mission set out for Mercury

October 24, 2018 3:27 pm

The Americans have already been there, briefly with the Mariner 10 probe in the 1970s, and with the Messenger orbiter earlier this decade.

From The Lab: New way to clean water polluted by mercury

May 22, 2018 7:25 am

About four years ago, a group of researchers from IIT-Madras developed a simple kit to help people test whether their drinking water had traces of mercury, or similar toxic heavy transition metal ions like cadmium or lead.

Mercury movie review: This Prabhudheva starrer is a misguided mess

April 13, 2018 5:16 pm

Mercury review: Karthik Subbaraj has had fun with the undead in Pizza, and the unlovely in Jigarthanda, but this one is a much-too stretched out misguided mess, masquerading as a parable.

Mercury trailer: Prabhudheva's walking dead act piques our interest

April 09, 2018 8:00 pm

Apart from Prabhudheva, Mercury also stars Sananth Reddy, Deepak Parmesh, Shashank Puroshotham, Anish Padmanabhan, Indhuja Ravishandran, Gajaraj SP and Ramya Nambeesan in important roles.

Mercury director Karthik Subbaraj: Prabhudheva was the right person for this film

April 01, 2018 10:56 am

The upcoming silent thriller features Prabhudheva as a villain and director Karthik Subbaraj says he felt he wanted to cast someone who had not done anything like this before. The film will release on April 13.

Mercury music composer Santhosh Narayanan: I wanted to justify the story of the film with my music

March 31, 2018 7:43 pm

Mercury's music composer Santhosh Narayanan opens up about the challenges he had to face while creating music for the film. The music director has also composed music for Rajinikanth's Kabali and Kaashmora, among others.